box seat


Definition of box seat

1a : a seat in a box (as in a theater or grandstand)
b : a position favorable for viewing something

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City's reluctance to meet the Maguire asking price is good news for United, who now sit in the box seat., "Exclusive: Man Utd Lead Harry Maguire Chase as Man City Refuse to Meet Leicester's Asking Price," 4 July 2019 Reserved, club and box seats, ranging from $28 to $120, are available online at, "Cleveland National Air Show tickets now on sale," 3 June 2019 Fans wearing Pelicans gear during the homestand set to begin Tuesday (April 17) can purchase a $5 reserve box seat at the stadium ticket office, the team said. Christopher Dabe,, "Johnny Giavotella, former Jesuit and UNO baseball player, joins Baby Cakes," 17 Apr. 2018 Here, some spectators can be seen quaffing beer and eating a corn dog, while others sip Champagne in box seats while wearing an heirloom fur coat and $5,000 boots custom-made by Northside’s M.L. Leddy’s. Alina Dizik, WSJ, "As Homebuyers Flock In, Fort Worth Embraces its Cowtown Reputation," 17 Jan. 2019 Matthew Higley of Lacey’s Spring made the team name suggestion and gets two box seats for the first five years of play. Fox News Staff, Fox News, "Sen. Tom Carper faces challenge in Del. primary," 6 Sep. 2018 Excited fans caught the former first couple dancing and waving their hands in the air in their box seats while the Carters took the stage. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Barack and Michelle Obama Jammed at Beyonce and Jay-Z's Concert This Weekend," 30 July 2018 The pay was great and the perks even better: box seats at Bulls games, private jets to Puerto Rico. Redbook, "3 Women Who've Learned to Be Happy Living on Less Money," 24 Nov. 2011 The average price for a ticket to see the losing Chicago Bears a couple years ago was $108.44 a game, with box seats in the $300 range. Joseph Epstein, WSJ, "Don’t Take Me Out to the Ballgame—I Can’t Afford It," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of box seat

1801, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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